ISPA: First-quarter Mattress Sales Decline

ISPA: First-quarter Mattress Sales Decline

U.S. mattress sales dipped in the first quarter of 2017, compared with the same three-month period in 2016, according to Bedding Market Quarterly, a sales trends report published by the International Sleep Products Association. Sales of mattresses and foundations decreased by 4.4%, while wholesale revenues fell by only 0.1%, compared with the same quarter last year. […]

Sharing Better Sleep Council Messages Throughout the Year

Sharing Better Sleep Council Messages Throughout the Year

May is Better Sleep Month, but the Better Sleep Council has been getting the word out about the sleep-health connection all year. As the consumer-education arm of the International Sleep Products Association, the BSC works with spokeswoman Lissa Coffey and sleep expert Terry Cralle to promote good sleep habits and the importance of a quality […]

ISPA Elects Four New Trustees to Board

ISPA Elects Four New Trustees to Board

Four bedding industry leaders have been elected by the membership of the International Sleep Products Association to serve on its board of trustees. The new board members are Kim Grubb, vice president of sales for Wright Global Graphics; Jeffrey Sherman, owner of The Bedding Group; Wade Wallace, president and chief operating officer of Tietex International Ltd.; and David Wright, […]

ISPA and MRC Address Mattress Recycling Issues on Global Stage

ISPA and MRC Address Mattress Recycling Issues on Global Stage

Mattress recycling is a growing issue worldwide. This January, leaders of the International Sleep Products Association and the Mattress Recycling Council had an opportunity at IMM, an international interiors show, in Cologne, Germany, to connect and share best practices with representatives of recycling programs in other countries. The German mattress industry association traditionally has hosted […]

Learn Where to Get ISPA’s Updated Manual of Labeling Laws

Learn Where to Get ISPA’s Updated Manual of Labeling Laws

The International Sleep Products Association, in partnership with Legal Label Inc., has released an updated and expanded electronic version of the Manual of Labeling Laws, which helps mattress manufacturers navigate the complexities of labeling their products for sale. The manual contains comprehensive information on laws in the United States and Canada regulating the labeling of bedding, upholstered furniture, plush […]

Attention Mattress Makers: Here’s the Most Important Survey You’ll Take This Year

Attention Mattress Makers: Here’s the Most Important Survey You’ll Take This Year

How does your company’s operating and financial performance compare with mattress industry averages? Is your company as profitable as it could be? How can you control costs and increase efficiency? You’ll find answers in the International Sleep Products Association’s Cost Survey. This important benchmarking study is your key to: Pinpointing strengths and weaknesses in your business […]

4th-Quarter Mattress Sales Down, Revenues Up

4th-Quarter Mattress Sales Down, Revenues Up

U.S. mattress sales dipped in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with the same three-month period in 2015, according to Bedding Market Quarterly, a sales trend report published by the International Sleep Products Association. Mattress sales and foundations decreased by 2.5%, yet wholesale revenues increased by 4.3%, compared with the same quarter last year. The […]

ISPA Takes a Stand Against Colorectal Cancer

ISPA NEWS RELEASE Industry Conference Tees Off with Successful Fundraiser for Research into the Deadly Disease (Alexandria, VA) March 21, 2017 – The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) teamed up with the Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) to host the ISPA Biennial Golf Tournament during the 2017 ISPA Industry Conference, March 8-9, at the Vinoy Renaissance […]

Revisit the ISPA Industry Conference with these Video Slideshows

Revisit the ISPA Industry Conference with these Video Slideshows

The International Sleep Products Association’s two-day Industry Conference March 8-9 at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida, kicked off with a golf tournament and a women’s networking event. These were followed by a welcome reception and a day of great speakers, panel discussions, industry exhibits and plenty of chances to mingle and network. Here’s a […]

ISPA Welcomes New Trustee Carol Eicher to Board

ISPA Welcomes New Trustee Carol Eicher to Board

The International Sleep Products Association has named Carol Eicher, president and chief executive officer of Innocor Inc., to its board. “I am honored to join the leaders of our industry on the ISPA Board of Trustees and very much look forward to working with them to promote positive advancements in the bedding industry,” Eicher says. […]

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